Tunes played in May – September, 2016

I’ve been bad about posting the list of tunes played at jams for the last few months; sorry about that! Rather than make a new post for each of them, I’m just going to do an omnibus update.

May 2016

May’s jam was held as a short workshop at the Northwest Folklife Festival, all in the key of D:

  • Soldier’s Joy
  • Spotted Pony
  • Arkansas Traveler
  • Eighth of January
  • Marching Through Georgia

June 2016

  • Cripple Creek (A)
  • Red Haired Boy (A)
  • June Apple (A)
  • Boil ’em Cabbage Down (A)
  • Ashokan Farewell (D)
  • Spotted Pony (D)
  • Over The Waterfall (D)
  • Angelina Baker (D)
  • Midnight on the Water (D)
  • Mississippi Sawyer (D)
  • The Boys of Bluehill (D)
  • Soldier’s Joy (D)
  • St. Anne’s Reel (D)
  • Turkey in the Straw (D)
  • Westphalia Waltz (D)

July 2016

I think it was mostly guitar players and me for a while, so there was more singing this month than usual. I should probably try to have more singable songs in the repertoire, because that’s fun too.

  • Red River Valley (G)
  • Crawdad Song (G)
  • She’ll Be Coming ‘Round The Mountain (A)
  • Polly Wolly Doodle (G)
  • Golden Slippers (D)
  • Wildwood Flower (C)
  • Banks of the Ohio (G)
  • Arkansas Traveler (D)
  • Soldier’s Joy (D)
  • Just a Closer Walk With Thee  (A)
  • Church in the Wildwood (C)
  • Angelina Baker (D)
  • West Fork Girls (D)
  • Green Willis (D)
  • Ida Red (G)

August 2016

Listening to the recording from this month, I didn’t do a very good job of keeping the pace down. Sorry about that; I’ve been thinking of bringing a metronome to keep myself honest.

  • Barlow Knife (G)
  • Girl I Left Behind Me (G)
  • Ida Red (G)
  • Red Wing (G)
  • Rat’s Gone to Rest (G)
  • Cripple Creek (A)
  • Boil ’em Cabbage Down (A)
  • Boatman (A)
  • Old Joe Clark (A)
  • Sandy Boys (A)
  • Soldier’s Joy (D)
  • St. Anne’s Reel (D)
  • Angelina Baker (D)
  • Spotted Pony (D)

September 2016

  • Angelina Baker (D)
  • Soldier’s Joy (D)
  • Mississippi Sawyer (D)
  • St. Anne’s Reel (D)
  • Over the Waterfall (D)
  • Spotted Pony (D)
  • Coleman’s March (D)
  • Old Joe Clark (A)
  • Cluck Old Hen (A)
  • Cripple Creek (A)
  • Sandy Boys (A)
  • Red Haired Boy (A)
  • The Blackest Crow (A)

Ok, caught up!

 

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